The first table below looks at the demand for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 123 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 3 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 2.48% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate - £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £52.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-55.23% +2.94%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
552 524 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.83% 22.36% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 275 276
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Data Mining
UK

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +9 3 - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Data Mining
UK

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C#

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata